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CSPAN
Nov 29, 2012 10:00am EST
graduate from our university. why should we educate some of the best minds on earth and say sorry, no room in the u.s. economy for you? it makes no sense. they go away and compete against us rather than innovating and creating jobs here. then i took a closer look at what the republicans are actually proposing. they haven't turned the corner at all. in fact, they haven't even stepped out of their houses. they certainly didn't learn anything from the last election. the stem visa bill on the house floor this week was actually voted down in september. it was introduced with a few changes and no consultation with democrats. i want to find a bipartisan solution on immigration. i'm committed to it. i know it won't be easy. they say a journey of 1,000 miles begins with just one step. the problem is my colleagues on the other side of the aisle want to take one step and have the democrats travel the other 999.9 miles. certainly this bill isn't even a step it's a shell game. it's the same problem that the stem bill in september had. it holds visa from a legal immigration program that works over to a
MSNBC
Nov 30, 2012 8:00am PST
cuts that have now educators ringing the alarm. they warn of increased class sizes, the elimination of after-school and summer school programs, libraries could close, all this as the u.s. tries to close an achievement gap. joining me now to continue our education nation conversation, world-renowned educator dr. steve perry, also host of tv one's "save my son." steve, it's great to have you here. the secretary of education, arne duncan, has said that 9 million students would be affected by the cuts including nearly 2 million that are already living in this country in poverty. when we talk about special education needs for the kids of our country, we're essentially about to take away resources from the students that need it most. however, we're not talking enough about that. >> one of the reasons why there's even a conversation about cuts is not so much because there's less money coming in, it's because of so much money going out. where we spend the most amount of money in education is on personnel. me and the benefits that you pay us. many of us receive in some cases 30% to 50% of ou
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2012 8:00pm EST
, and i want to give our children the kind of education they need. i want to lead the world in research, technology, and clean energy. i want to put people back to work rebuilding our roads, bridges, and our schools. i want to do this by bringing down our deficits in a balanced and responsible way. [applause] we have important decisions to make. our ultimate goal is to get our long-term deficits under control in a way that is balanced and fair, and that will be good for businesses, for future generations. i believe both parties can and will work together in the coming weeks to get that done. we know how that gets done. we will have to raise more revenue, cut out spending we do not need, building on the spending cuts we have already made, and if we combine those two things, which can create a path where america is paying its bills while being able to make investments in things we need to do like grow infrastructure. we know how to do it, but in washington nothing is easy, so there is kind to be some prolonged negotiations. all of us will have to get out of our company's films to make tha
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2012 1:00am EST
1 in 80 a member of the incidents cited by the cdc will realize win over educated and under or unemployed adults are brought into the welfare or this is not only an unnecessary but also critically unfair to a large group of people in our society. to prevent the scenario, changes must begin now. mercyhurst is dedicated to preparing ala graduates for productive careers. we have tried to develop partnerships and have with the verizon foundation, and other private donors. the next up for the aim program is to fund and launch the end ship program for seniors and provide -- internship program for seniors and provide programs that prepare them for the workplace. the program has been cited as a model program and has implemented a majority of the innovative components of the program with limited resources and opportunities beyond the commitment of university. is our hope is strong consideration is made for allocations of government resources to fund programs like the initiative at mercyhurst which assist students not only in achieving a college education, but help them to become prod
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2012 9:00am EST
with one purpose in mind -- to educate citizens, community groups and policymakers about the positive impacts of choosing locally owned businesses. it is a network of locally owned independent businesses, community organizations and citizens that's grown to more than 3,000 local business owners. studies have shown that shifting just a small percentage of our shopping dollars to locally owned businesses could keep millions in our communities. this is something to think about as the holiday season approaches. instead of going to a chain, why not branch out and get your coffee at safari cafe on south port or get a hotdog at jean and june's and buy a few holiday gift at a local shop as well? local businesses help thriving communities. i'm glad to have local first chicago fighting for ours. thank you. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. for what purpose does the gentleman from michigan seek recognition? >> i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from michigan is rec
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2012 10:30pm EST
the national education system. this is the only way you can invest in syrians. this is why syria has to have a long-term plan to recover. syria needs at least $60 billion to recover. with all the destruction that we have in all of our cities. i will end here and i will be more than happy to answer questions that you have a. >> thank you very much. [applause] >> the first thing i would like to ask you, trying to look more into the new syrian position, my concern is that the rights of the minorities and in the new syrian opposition has not been really addressed as the same issues were also presented. how do you address this issue? your last. trying to think about what is going to happen next, that is an issue that the new syrian position should address. >> the rights of the minorities is an important issue. sometimes we emphasize the issues from their own perspective. when the syrian uprising started, christians, alliance, and christians being killed by participating. he decided to go back to his hometown. he is from damascus, but he is playing a role by training journalist to do the video to
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2012 6:00am EST
grow jobs, but we can decrease foreign competition. it makes no sense to educate the world's best and brightest and require them to go home and be our competition. we do not win in that case. the way we when is we keep the best and brightest here, american and foreign, and we grow opportunity and create jobs. this is a great step. this is the first piece of reforming immigration. this is the first piece of -- it is immigration and economic opportunity in one step. i was glad to see people from the other side of the aisle step over and support it. >> what was your reaction to what the president said yesterday. >> that is not a serious offer. they are asking for $1.60 trillion in tax hikes. nowhere near that number in spending reform. we have always said we want to fix the problem. we want to make sure we get a hand on the unfunded obligations. we want to stop the spending problem so we can fix the deficit. we want to get people back to work, which is why again, we take the position that raising tax rates is absolutely not something that helps get people back to work. >> what was th
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2012 1:00am EST
the wealthiest americans to pay a little more so we can still invest in things like education and training in science and research. i know some of this may sound familiar to you. we talked a lot about this during the campaign. this should not be a surprise to anybody. this was a major debate in the presidential campaign and congressional campaigns across the country. a clear majority of americans -- not just democrats, but also a lot of republicans and a lot of independents, agreed we should have a balanced approach to deficit reduction that does not hurt the economy and middle-class families. i am glad to see you have been reading the papers lately -- more and more republicans in congress seem to be agreeing with this idea we should have a balanced approach. both parties agree we should not raise taxes on middle-class families. let's begin our work with what we agree. the senate has passed a bill that keeps income-tax is from going up on the middle-class families. democrats in the house are willing to vote for that same bill today. if we can get a few house republicans to agree as well, i
Current
Nov 29, 2012 3:00am PST
whether it is education or schools. >> that's not all bad. don't just let money go. >> nfl star is still awaiting for his date on the basketball court with president obama. washington redskins sensation quarterback robert griffin iii tells yahoo news he challenged the president to a game of pickup last year but the president said he would only play if rgiii would be on his team. he hopes to meet him on the court soon. >> bill: i'll bet you they'll be playing soon. >> he should have him over. rgiii is the hottest thing in sports right now. >> plenty of complaints about airline food. one airline trying something new. taking something it knows a lot of people love and putting it in the air. kentucky fried chicken. hop on any japan flight and you'll be able to enjoy kfc in flight. they're trying it first as a promotion for the holidays. if it stays popular they'll keep it up. >> bill: that's just what i missed when i was flying to istanbul, a bucket of kfc. >> the first person i sit down next to on an airplane
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2012 1:00pm EST
education, keep in mind, not everybody wants to stay here as attractive as our country is, some people want to learn here and go back to other countries thansd fine as well. but many will want to stay here. in losing some of those visas, again, we are only increasing the immigration problem, the legal immigration problem and moving in the opposite direction addressing immigration in this country. there is little to be proud of with regard to the current state of affairs in immigration. it's very different than when my grandparents came here and came to ellis island and albeit with a misspelled name were able to go to work the next day. it's becoming harder and harter. the absence of a legal way of immigrants that's in touch with our labor market in this country, the lack of having an ore rahtive immigration system, has led to 10 million people being here illegally, working here illegally, in many cases integrated into our communities, many of them have american children. yet without any way, currently, of getting right with the law. what we need to do in immigration reform is require that p
CNN
Nov 30, 2012 9:00pm PST
forward and what this university was all about, which was a great chance to get a fantastic education and play good football, and so we weren't here then, so we knew that this was a chance for us as a new football coaching staff to help these kids and help this athletic department and this university move forward. >> to put it in perspective, let's remind people of the sanctions that were laid down after the scandal. a $60 million fine, a four-year bowl ban, all wins vacated, scholarships cut for four years. on the back of that, 15 players left, 31 fourth and fifth year seniors stayed. how did you persuade the ones who stayed to stay? because clearly, it wasn't going to be to their footballing advantage necessarily. >> right. you know, it was in the summertime when the sanctions came out and right away, we had a team meeting that day, and we talked about a lot of different things but we talked about the commitment that they had made to each other and the commitment that they had made to the football program and to the university. and that there was still the education here and the abi
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 1:00am EST
the quality of life, education and continued development of those affected by what is a spectrum disorders and we must continue -- affected by autism spectrum disorders and we must continue to support them. there are many experts, individuals and groups who can help us in this effort. i want to take this moment to thank all of you for being here. as the chairman said, there are so many people interested in this issue, so many who wanted to speak. but i want to say to you what i said bob wright of autism speech earlier today. i think you for caring about somebody other than your children and ourselves. because what you're doing here today is raising this issue so that other children, other than those that may be in your own family, maybe your friends, will benefit in the future. you're touching the future and you're making it possible for those who are going through the optimism -- the hottest inspector disorders to have a better future. so -- the autism spectrin disorders to have a better future. so i urge you to stay the course. one thing i have learned in 17 years is that, in order for t
MSNBC
Nov 30, 2012 9:00am PST
childrens the kind of education that they need in the 21st century. i want america to lead the world in research and technology and clean energy. i want to put people back to work rebuilding our roads and bridges and our schools. and i want to do all this while bringing down our deficits in a balanced and responsible way. [ applause ] on this last point, you probably heard a lot of talk in washington and in the media about the deedlines that we're facing on jobs and taxes and investment. this is not some run-of-the-mill debate. this isn't about which political party can come out on top in negotiations. we've got important decisions to make that are going to have a real impact on businesses and families all across the country. our long-term goal is to get our long-term deficit under control in a way that is balanced and is fair and that would be good for businesses, for our economy, for future generations. and i believe both parties can and will work together in the coming weeks to get that done. we know how that gets done. we're going to have to raise a little more revenue, we've got
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2012 7:00am PST
't been actually in-elected office for a while, but he's making education reform and viewers know what i think about that. he certainly is an interesting character. i keep thinking, won't the bush last name be a liability in this case? >> maybe. but you know what, i have to say, i also -- i don't agree with all of his policies, but i have to give him a lot of credit. for two years, he's been telling the republican party they have to be more moderate and tone it down in immigration and recalibrate and nobody listened to him. he was like the lone wolf out there. i also give him credit -- i don't agree with the policies, but he's been talking a lot about education in his reforms. he likes one of his pet topics is income and equality. you don't hear republicans talking about that. those are the things that will resonate with independent voters. actually, i did see a poll recently in miami herald that showed that jeb bush was more popular among hispanics. jeb bush was more popular than rubio. it goes to your point. if you have a great message and someone who connects with the electorate. it d
CNBC
Nov 30, 2012 1:00pm EST
teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> welcome back to "power lunch." brian schactman here at the markets desk looking at five below, about a $2 million market cap, the preteen and teen specially retailer. they reported earnings and the stock is up 15% here but it is a pretty fascinating earnings report. eps and revenue were pretty solid but guidance was actually for the most part below consensus. why is it so rocketing to the up side? adjusted operating margin, about triple expectations and comps were 50% better than expectations. those two metrics are pretty important. this was an ipo over the summer and it is about double from its initial public offering. back to you. >> thank you very much, brian. >>> well, president obama making his case for raising taxes on the wealthy during a tour at the toy factory in pennsylvania today. but what are the chances of passing his plan into the divided congress? representative adam schiff is a democrat from california and is a member of the house approp
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 9:00am EST
to the defense settlement and the objective the nhs budget and the object to the education budget, even though nhs schools are going up, and what exactly would they do? the problem is as was evident from the shadow chancellor's response, they didn't have anything to say on these matters but if they had a credible deficit plan then we would listen to the questions they ask us about the priorities of those plans. >> john stephenson. >> this cools and colleges of 270 million are extremely welcome. schools and colleges such as those in my constituency plans on the runway ready to take off, just in a little additional financial support. will the chancellor help those colleges and schools? >> i'm very happy to look personally at the case my honorable friend makes for his local education facility. these are of course other government departments but we have provided the money for education, for new free schools and academies. and i'm sure that carlyle should be looked at. >> steve reed. >> chancellor aware because of his continuing inadequate level of funding to school building which today's statemen
CNN
Nov 30, 2012 9:00am PST
. at this point the president giving no education that he is going to back away from his position. >> all right. reza sayah, thank you. >> the president is speak now in pen been, talking about the importance of negotiations not going over the fiscal cliff. let's listen in. >> that ends up on store shelves in 30 countries is stamped made in america, and that's something to be proud of. that's something to be proud of. >> by the way, i hope the camera folks have a chance for take a look at some of the k'necs, including that flag made of them. joe biden was in costco. he wanted buy some of this stuff, but i told him he had too much work to do. i wasn't going to have him building roller coasters all day long. now, of course, santa delivers everywhere. i have been keeping my own naughty and nice list for washington, so you should keep your eye on who gets some k' necs this year. some members of congress will get them, and there will be some who don't. [ applause ] >> this is a wonderful time of year. it's been a few weeks since a long election finally came to an end, and obviously i couldn't be more
MSNBC
Nov 30, 2012 7:00am PST
. he believes that education is an economic imperative, but there is talk about getting rid of the deduction for student loan interest. >> really. >> that's a big one for a lot of people just out of school. >> this would be tremendously bad pr when we're looking at students with debt loads over $25,000. so this interest -- >> that's the average now? >> yes. and if you make, though -- this is really target towards students that are starting out and trying to get on their feet. you cannot take this deduction if you make over $60,000. so let's say they pull that back. and they pull it to you need to make $40,000. if you make more than that, you don't get it. i understand. but this would be a really bad whammy to basically students looking to get ahead. it is a big deduction for them and saves them hundreds if not thousands every year. >> if we go over the cliff, there's talk about what it would mean for unemployment benefits. again, the economy is doing a little better. the unemployment numbers have been a little better, but what's the impact? >> 2 million people -- >> 2 millio
NBC
Nov 28, 2012 5:30pm PST
, in colorado, they're improving state parks. in georgia, most going for education. the hope scholarship for college students is completely funded by the lottery hannah grant feels like she hit the jackpot without even having to play. >> i would not be able to get into a large university like georgia state. >> reporter: the other half of the ticket sales goes to the grand prize. at $550 million, a single winner can choose a lump sum of $360 million, like earning $173,000 an hour, or $2900 a minute, for an entire year. but the federal government will want its cut, $90 million in taxes. not an immediate concern for the dreamers. >> today is the day. >> i want to give something to my grandchildren. >> for one, i would stop working. >> i would buy a house. >> i would give some to charity. >> reporter: this family won more than $200 million two months ago. this morning, on today, they had advice for the next winner. >> don't go out and get everything now, you will have time for all of that. just grow into the money. >> reporter: winning a lot of money can be difficult to handle. >> i just tho
MSNBC
Nov 30, 2012 11:00am PST
schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. . >>> we are awaiting an announcement from the u.s. supreme court on whether the justices whether enter the battle over same-sex marriage in this country. that announcement expected anytime now. the justices met behind closed doors this morning to talk about a series of cases that could take up relating to same-sex marriage, at least four of the nine justices have to agree to take up a case. pete williams joining us live now by telephone from inside the supreme court building. pete, first of all, what what are the separate issues here that the justices could be taking a look at? >> well, there are two and it seems the most likely if the court will take any of these cases is a challenge to a federal law called the defense of marriage act passed by congress in 1996, signed by president clinton. and it says if a couple a legally married under state law, one of the nine states that now or soon will grant the right for same-sex c
MSNBC
Nov 30, 2012 5:00pm PST
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CSPAN
Dec 1, 2012 7:00am EST
. that is also true for other highly educated federal workers. i wanted to make that point. the other thing is that one point that is not obvious all the time is that when a congressman or congresswoman come in -- comes in and leaves 15 or 20 years later being a much wealthier individual. can you address that, please? thanks very much for c-span. guest: i would echo that for c- span. that is tough. my role and out of act as a longtime observer of congress for the last 30 years. there's been a number of pieces of research that have been done in the last few years. most prominently was a cassette in 60 minutes" piece about members of congress stock trading -- was "60 minutes" piece about members of congress stock trading. i have to tell you -- i do not see it. members of congress by and large are hard-working people spending their time on what their constituents need and want. if they are trying to get rich in congress, they get caught and go to jail. we have high-profile examples of that happening in the last few years. some of the journalism, some of the stuff that has come out in the last
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2012 8:00pm EST
that work. but ultimately it is about providing greater opportunity, greater education, greater economics, the jobs and growth to a population so that they can have a real stake in their society and can be partners with their government. i assume part of your question is aimed at the whole legalization issue. i think this is an ongoing debate. we are formulating our own response to the votes of two of our states, as you know, and what that means for the federal system, the federal laws and law enforcement. i respect those in the region who believe strongly that that would end the problem. i am not convinced of that, just speaking personally. i think, when you have a ruthless and vicious people who have made money one way and are somehow blocked, they will figure out another way. they will do kidnapping. they will do extortion. there will suborn officials and takeover swaths of territory that they will govern and terrorize people in. so i don't think that is the answer. whether there is some movement that can be discussed, i think it will have to be a topic for the future for us. >> thank
FOX News
Dec 1, 2012 3:00am PST
is the thing. board of education official stopped by the school to stop about the separating church and state. religion in schools. you know, they just felt like, look, we can't fight. this we have just got to put the nativity scene away and not have to deal with defending ourselves in courts for the next 50,000 years. >> here is what brendan jones the principal who you said let's do. this in an attempt to be fair to everyone, decided not put the nativity scene out on campus. it was the school's principal. >> should they fight this in court? schools clearly don't have the money to do. so should they stand on principal or should they give in to these people who are making a war out of things that have been going on for decades there? >> whether you think there is a war or not. these people really have no other option. they are not going to be fighting this in the courts. it costs hundreds of thousands of dollars to do that. >> or get their funding pulled as a result of it? >> exactly. >> let us know what you think friends friends@foxnews.com. twitter on ff weekend. coming up on the show. gitm
MSNBC
Nov 30, 2012 3:00am PST
garrity and me why we're wrong. >> educate them. >> please educate them. >> where do i start? jim makes a curious point. i'm not entirely sure what reporting he's basing his opinion about the president on, that he wants to see the country go off the fiscal cliff and into recession. there's nothing private or public that this president or his senior aides have said which suggests that's the case. now, it may be that there are some in washington who think there are some political advantage maybe on both sides. i don't think -- >> could the president -- >> the senior leadership. >> -- be overconfident that their knees are going to buckle and they're going to cave as we get closer to the fiscal cliff? could that be a possibility? >> sure, they think the trump card in this is they can let all the bush tax cuts expire. but what you've seen in this so-called first offer is really just a risk statement of everything the president's previously said. while we're doing this kabuki around the negotiation, is this the first offer? are they trying to prompt the republicans to make the first offer? wh
CNN
Nov 30, 2012 4:00am PST
weapons are testing... education, care and support. ♪ and aids... ♪ aids is going to lose. aids is going to lose. ♪ >>> welcome back to "starting point." soledad is off today on this friday. called the fiscal split or the fiscal cliff because president obama's plan to avoid the fiscal cliff is not exactly flying with republicans. 32 days now count with me 32 tax rates soar, spending cuts automatically kick in and keep in mind there is a date that we're watching also before this, congress break for the holidays in all of 14 days. >> so to review the president's plan calls for $1.6 trillion in tax hikes, $50 billion in new stimulus spending, and $400 billion in unspecified cuts. the president for himself he's heading to a manufacturing plant in pennsylvania today to try to sell that idea. house speaker john boehner's reaction was essentially, get serious. so we want to talk about the numbers behind this. we're going to bring in ken rogoff, professor of economics and public policy at harvard university. you heard the specifics of the plan, $1.6 trillion in new taxes, $400 billion in unspe
CNN
Nov 30, 2012 1:00pm PST
, education and housing assistance. as referred to as the fiscal cliff. and when it comes to doing something to avoid it, house speaker john boehner bluntly told reporters today, there is a stalemate. for his part, president obama is trying to break that stalemate by asking voters to put more pressure on the republicans. cnn chief white house correspondent jessica yellin and chief political correspondent gloria borger join us right now. gloria, guess i'll start with you. does the president have any leverage? >> he has a lot of leverage right now. i mean, if you look back to the debt ceiling in the summer of 2011, you recall the president was accused of negotiating with himself because it was sort of a time of weakness for him. right now, look, joe, he's just won re-election. 67% of the american public according to our polls believes that there should be a deal that contains a combination of spending cuts and tax increases. more than half of the american public says, you know what, we'd like the taxes on the wealthy to go up. so he does have public opinion on his side. just been re-elected. s
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2012 7:00am EST
would see places go down. we would see jobs come, we would see our kids educated better because we would have an invested understanding of it's about us being better, not about who's the weakest link, not about who's poor or rich, but about just making a -- that's it. host: this is bill in camden, illinois. independent line. caller: good morning, c-span. you know, it's really disastrous the way the government is handling. they want the taxes but they don't want to cut anything. and you can look at illinois and california as a prime example of what happens when you increase taxes and you don't cut spending. they should have a program where everybody under 50 on an entitlement program is trained for a certain occupation and once they're trained, if they're offered a job in that occupation and they turn it down, they lose their entight ltment, as long as it's not a real bad physical condition. the other thing is, we're creating generations of dependent people because we make it more enticing for them to stay on entitlements than to go out and find work. i mean, you can't make enough on mini
FOX News
Dec 5, 2012 8:00am PST
poverty. highlighting things like education are a path laid to burning the right to be heard. because a lot of communities are saying we just don't believe that you care about us. i think that having folks who communicate well is a ticket to making that hard battle happen. greg: i read his books and offense. your latest one, you revert to the republican party as hard wing conservatives. that they are being pushed into political relevance. >> yes, for example, the fight over the fiscal cliff is taking place between speaker boehner and the white house. they put republicans in the senate in a rare type of position where they are in the game, but they are not the leaders of the game. see what is going on in the senate in general. we're republicans should have the majority of the senate, if not highly ontological candidates were nominated by the party base. thinking of someone like richard murdoch in indiana. there's no reason the democrats should not hold that seat. they are putting republicans in the senate at a disadvantage. >> the other thing is that ted cruz is a tea party candidate,
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2012 7:00pm EST
a college education in the 1920s was generally thought to these pursuing that for her own personal betterment, and not for the purpose of having a career. it was to become a better wife, better homemaker, a better mother in the future. that was the object of post-secondary education, primarily. women could go into the teaching profession so carson certainly could have been a teacher and she could have taught biology or writing in the future. that would have been a career avenue that was open to her. science was also more open to women than other disciplines where. the marine biological laboratory was a place where a lot of dominant women scientists studied and one of carson's predecessors at the mbl was another person that one on two actually become a writer, gertrude stein spent a couple of summers at the mbl which i find interesting. carson's prospects would have been circumscribed by the fact that she was a woman. i was talking earlier with someone about her role at the fish and wildlife service and whether there was something that was gender oriented about the fact the she was
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2012 2:00pm EST
for right now, and when to give our children the kind of education they need. i went to lead the world in research, technology, and clean energy. i want to put people back to work rebuilding our roads, bridges, and their schools. i want to do this by bringing down our deficits in a balanced and responsible way. [applause] >> on this last point, you probably heard a lot of talk in washington and in the media about the deadlines that we're facing on jobs and taxes and investments. this is not some run-of-the-mill debate. this isn't about which political party can come out on top in negotiations. we've got important decisions to make that are going to have a real impact on businesses and families all across the country. our ultimate goal, our long-term goal is to get our long-term deficit under control in a way that is balanced and is fair. that would be good for businesses, for our economy, for future generations. and i believe both parties can and will work together in the coming weeks to get that done. we know how that gets done. we're going to have to raise a little more revenue. we'v
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 1:00pm EST
for religious sisters but it now educates a diverse group of students from around the world offering high quality educational opportunities that continue to reflect its catholic heritage. soon after its founding, laroche experienced financial difficulties that threatened the school's existence. due to the financial strain, the congregation at that time seriously considered permanently closing the college, however, because of the profound and positive impact this school has made on the community in such a short time, its donors at that time, the students, the state official, the community leaders urged the congregation and the school's leadership to continue the mission of the school and keep the school opened. thankfully due to the outpouring of support from the community, in 1970 the board amended its charter to establish laroche college as an independent co-educational catholic institution which it remains today. it also joined with the art institute of pittsburgh and diversified its course official, expanding the areas of study the college would offer, including graphic and interior de
MSNBC
Nov 30, 2012 10:00am PST
of their subjects. as a result, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> and topping the headlines on "andrea mitchell reports" three train cars derailed and toppled into a creak in southern new jersey causing a chemical leak. the video shows the train trestle collapsed, the same bridge collapsed three years ago, the tankers are leaking vinyl chloride. 18 people treated for difficulty breathing. residents in three towns have been told to stay inside. >>> a missouri businessman spreading christmas cheer. handing out $100 bills to people suffering from super storm sandy, calling himself a secret santa. the businessman plans to give out $100,000 in new york and new jersey. god bless him. >>> and nypd police officer hair re deprimo is getting a lot of attention for all good reasons for buying a homeless man a pair of boots. he was on the "today" show this morning. >> the two things that stick out in my mind that night, how cold it was and this was the most polite gentleman i
MSNBC
Nov 30, 2012 12:00pm PST
, many foreign nationals have come to this country to be educated at our colleges and universities. specifically in the s.t.e.m. areas in the graduate education programs. the bill that we passed will allow these individuals to have a green card if they get a diploma. >> democrats in the white house oppose the bill. it's likely doa in the senate. >> if you support this bill, you're saying that one group of immigrants is better than another. we take away visas and the only means of legal immigration from 50,000 people who may not have ph.d.s or master's degrees. talk about picking winners and losers. >> joining us now is the congressman who introduced the bill. it seems to solve a couple of problems at once. it keeps highly skilled tech work workers here in the country. it makes it easier for them to keep their families here. it's not comprehensive immigration reform, but it seems like a step in the right direction. yet of course the democrats don't approve. why not do you think? >> well, because they don't want to really solve the immigration problem. if you understand what's happen
MSNBC
Nov 30, 2012 7:00pm PST
, but recent research shows... ... nothing transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> there's an app that does menu translation. you hold up your phone and it instantly translates a foreign language menu into words can you actually understand. how about that? this is important if your taste buds outpaced the spanish or french or italian you remember from high school. say you are in italy and you see formaggio marcio on the menu. and no, i have no idea if i pronounced it right, that's why i need an app. so you think this is a cheese and it is a cheese, a cheese with live maggots in it. a civilian delicacy, but one you did not mean to order. if only you knew what it meant. there is a menu app for policy. there is one at the washington post, sorry, i have to do my plug. you may have heard a term floating around washington, tax reform. when politicians get specific, quote, base rodding and he rate reform. it is bieber and honey boo boo and gangham style all rol
MSNBC
Nov 30, 2012 8:00pm PST
's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. in that time there've been some good days. and some difficult ones. but, through it all, we've persevered, supporting some of the biggest ideas in modern history. so why should our anniversary matter to you? because for 200 years, we've been helping ideas move from ambition to achievement. and the next great idea could be yours. ♪ >>> and we are back. senate republicans, what have they done? they have repeatedly abused the filibuster to block common sense legislation that most americans, the majority of americans have wanted. for example, senate republicans filibustered the 9/11 health care act, zadroga. it would have provided over $7 billion in health care funds to 9/11 first responders. a watered-down version of the bill followed, eventually passed. republicans hid behind these 9/11 first responders for years. they used these heroic americans to start a war of choice in iraq. then when they got sick from hazardous working conditions, senate republicans used the filib
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2012 3:00pm PST
it's war and peace, whether it's education, whether it's the hard issues, the soft issues, we belong in the room. so i do feel good -- >> but -- >> yes, i feel good and i'm excited to welcome all those women. remember, i went on your show, it kind of made you crazy and said, please have me on and talk about the fact that 2012 could be the year of the women. you let me do that. we had win with women and you let me publicly size that and i'm very grateful -- >> and you came through. but before we go, we still have had probably some of the most restrictive and in my opinion, the most reactionary movement against women's right. for example, mississippi's only abortion clinic could be forced to close in january because of restricted regulations that force doctors to secure hospital privileges. now, let me ask you this, the attacks on women's rights, which has been unprecedented, as i said. after the election and the defeat of many of those extreme voices, has the attacks lessened and are you still very concerned about women's rights being taken for granted? or being taken away? >> yeah, i
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2012 2:00pm PST
... ... nothing transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> welcome back to "hardball." now time for the "sideshow." first, 38 republicans voted this week to defeat a u.n. treaty that promotes rights for disabled citizens worldwide 37 last night jon stewart took them on. >> i guess it's time for a new segment "please tell me this is rock bottom." it's official, republicans hate the united nations more than they like helping people in wheelchairs. you voted no because your fear is if we sign onto a treaty that is only recommendations for improved disability standards, standards we ourselves made the law of the land in this country 20 years ago, what's to stop the men if blue helmets from storming into your living room, i'm sorry, school, and force you to build a wheelchair accessible ramp to the cafeteria. i'm sorry, your kitchen. >> and from the tea party right to the liberal left. we had massachusetts congressman barney frank on "hardball" this week for an i
PBS
Dec 1, 2012 12:00am PST
when are you dealing with it. that is the reason why educating and getting people to be tested, to identify whether they are infected or not and to counsel them if they are not infected and get them into a care treatment program, if they written effected is so terribly important. >> a lot of reasons to be encouraged and a lot of challenges ahead. dr. anthony fauci thanks for joining us. >> you're welcome. you can see my interview, how to survive the plague. plus we ask journalist john cohen to take stock of the latest aids development. >> brown: and that brings us to the analysis of shields and brooks-- syndicated columnist mark shields and "new york times" columnist david brooks. so david, where are we on this cliff, over, under, sideways. >> we're going backwards. i guess that is a good thing. >> backing away would be good. >> we're going towards the cliff. >> and so what happened is the election happened. obama wins. clearly he ran on raising tax or raising revenue from the top 2%. center piece. republicans are not stupid. they sort of understand that. so they went through a
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